Litigation

The courses in this segment of the curriculum prepare students with the knowledge of advanced procedure and the skills to execute a litigation strategy in pursuit of clients’ objectives.

Faculty Who Teach In This Area

  • Brooke Coleman
  • Sid DeLong
  • Julie Shapiro
  • David Skover

Foundational Course

  • Evidence (4 cr)

Courses Addressing Jurisdictional And Procedural Issues

  • Civil Procedure II (2 cr)
  • Civil Rights Litigation (2 cr)
  • Conflict of Laws (2 cr)
  • Federal Courts (3 cr)
  • Products Liability (3 cr)
  • Remedies (3 cr)

Experiential Learning Courses In This Area1

  • Advanced Evidence (2 cr)
  • Administrative Law Clinic (4 cr)
  • Civil Rights Clinic (6 cr)
  • Comprehensive Pretrial Advocacy (4 cr)
  • Comprehensive Trial Advocacy (4 cr)
  • Corporate Law Appellate Litigation (3 cr)
  • Criminal Motions Practice (3 cr)
  • Forensics (3 cr)
  • Negotiation (3 cr)
  • Mediation Skills (3 cr)
  • Personal Injury Litigation (3 cr)
  • Transnational Litigation and Arbitration (3 cr)
  • Youth Advocacy Clinic (6 cr)

Courses In Specific Substantive Areas That Have A Significant Role In Litigation Practice

  • Admiralty (3 cr)
  • Advanced Torts (3 cr)
  • Construction Law (2 cr)
  • Insurance Law (3 cr)

1Students should consult with Externship Program faculty for litigation opportunities.